What is another word for Family Anniellidae?

Pronunciation: [fˈamɪli ˌanɪˈɛlɪdˌiː] (IPA)

Family Anniellidae is a group of legless, burrowing lizards that are commonly found in the western regions of North America. Other synonyms for this family include the California legless lizard, shiny snake lizard, and worm lizard. These creatures have a long, cylindrical body that is covered in smooth, shiny scales, and they are adapted to living underground in sandy or loamy soils. Though they have no limbs, they are able to move quickly through their underground tunnels and make use of their pointed snouts to dig and burrow. Some species of Anniellidae are known for their bright colors and patterns, which help to deter predators.

Synonyms for Family anniellidae:

What are the hypernyms for Family anniellidae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Animalia (the taxonomic kingdom comprising all animals), Reptilia (the class of vertebrates comprising all reptiles), dorsal stiffening rod.

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